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Brown pelicans!

The headwinds on the beach are really strong today, which means the brown pelicans are flying low.  So plenty of opportunities to photograph this most elegant of pelicans.

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Brown pelicans

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Brown pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) are the diving pelicans.

Miley and I spent the better part of a day watching them glide above the waves.

Every once in a while, one would lock up in mid-air and then dive down to catch a fish.

They are pretty graceful for pelicans, not at all like those awkward white things that everyone associates with pelicans.

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